Skiing on all sides of this pulsating, historic city.
With towering peaks on all sides, Innsbruck is dominated by mountain sports. An underground funicular links the historic ‘Old Town’ of Innsbruck with the Nordpark ski area, whilst there are ski resorts on all sides of the city. In all there are 9 resorts in the Innsbruck ski region with the Stubai Glacier topping out at over 3200m. With an international airport and train hub, St Anton and Kitzbuhel are an hour away and Italy is just 45 minutes to the south.
Innsbruck must surely offer the shortest airport transfer anywhere in the world. It is just 4 miles from the airport arrivals hall to the Seegrube cable car on the northern edge of the city. The city boasts excellent hotel options, superb meeting spaces and endless activities on and off the snow. It is possible to stay in the city itself or one of the many ski holiday villages that surround the city.
INNSBRUCK AT A GLANCE
Facts & figures
- Resort: 575 m
- Top lift: 3210 m
- Lifts: 90
- Season: Oct – June
- Inhabitants: 130 000
- Innsbruck | 2 miles
- Zürich | 115 miles
- Munich | 140 miles
- Salzburg | 174 miles
- Apres ski
- Olympic venues
- Multiple resorts
- Glacier skiing
- FIS race courses
- Ski-in, ski-out resorts
Skiing is possible in 9 locations around Innsbruck and beyond in the Tirol and Italy to the south. Here are some of the highlights of Innsbruck skiing:
The highest of the ski holiday resorts around Innsbruck and the locals’ choice for off-piste skiing. Ski-in, ski-out hotels and good intermediate skiing on offer.
Offers the biggest and best glacier skiing the Alps. Located just south of Innsbruck and part of the Innsbruck ski pass, the Stubai Glacier offers superb snow and facilities.
Just minutes from the centre of Innsbruck. Home to Olympic triumphs, Igls offers great beginner skiing in a traditional resort above the city of Innsbruck.
Seegrube / Nordpark
Some of the steepest skiing in the Alps and on powder days is an absolute off-piste Mecca. Nordpark can be accessed directly from the Old Town of Innsbruck by underground railway.
A superb setting in a natural rock bowl and has great beginner and early intermediate skiing. The area also has some excellent off-piste in the tree sections of the area.
High, near, steep or gentle, Innsbruck skiing offers a huge variety of terrain, all covered by 1 ski pass.
The 'pilot' takes guests down the Olympic bobsled course at 110km/h, around serious G-inducing corners.
Innsbruck offers a huge range of entertainment from cultural theatre trips to beer halls, all in a compact centre.
Innsbruck is a city of 130K inhabitants and as such is very different to your usual ski resort. The capital city of the province of Tirol, Innsbruck has an international airport, regional hospital and large university. As well it has skiing on all sides of the city and an underground funicular leaving from the edge of the old town, accessing the nearest skiing.
Twice host of the winter Olympics, Innsbruck has the Bergisel ski jump towering over the city. As well as being a truly alpine city, Innsbruck boasts endless shops, bars and restaurants, culture in the form of museums and theatre and live music venues.
INNSBRUCK APRÈS SKI
Innsbruck is a city set amongst the mountains. Whilst the city itself doesn’t have a traditional ski resort feel there is a huge range of Alpine themed bars and restaurants to choose from. Bars open till dawn across the city and there are many live music venues and Irish pubs.
It is easily possible to get your ski boot dancing fix in one of the local resort before returning to the city on public or private transport. As well as the drinking and dining there are cultural highlights to experience such as the theatre and museums.
INNSBRUCK MEETINGS & SEMINARS
Innsbruck offers corporate clients some spectacular meeting and seminar spaces. On the mountains, there are historic huts with intimate rooms which are available to meet in. There are also some super modern, fantastic spaces high on the peaks which offer sensational views over the snow drenched peaks and below to the city in the valley.
The Bergisel ski jump offers a mix of Alpine atmosphere on the edge of the city – the structure and panoramas are truly remarkable. Old salt museums through to Swarovski crystal rooms demonstrate the diversity of meeting spaces on offer in Innsbruck for corporate events.
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